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Kishida says he will include women's views in policymaking

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0 ( +16 / -16 )

Well that's that problem delt with then.

-1 ( +12 / -13 )

Just like his predecessors, saying the right things in public, but never actually DOING anything productive!

His party controls both houses of the Diet, and if he really wanted to do something for women, he could have them push through legislation supporting what he is talking about here.

But, as with his predecessors, I will believe it when I see it!

12 ( +21 / -9 )

Respect starts indeed with action.

Give women power over their sexual life, their pregnancy, their maternity, their professional life (accepting family is more important than work).

Punish rape as it should, with followup of a list of sex offenders.

7 ( +11 / -4 )

Yes, by giving racist and homophobic women like Sugita a place in his cabinet. Well played Kishida...

0 ( +12 / -12 )

Typical all talk no action. The speech should have been delivered by a senior female cabinet minister - oops, no such thing!

1 ( +10 / -9 )

In a society that were fair and equal, one wouldn't have to announce that you were heretofore going to include the views of others; they would already be included. No doubt he thinks them pesky women should be thankful.

-7 ( +10 / -17 )

Hmmm is there an echo in the room?- This is EXACTLY what Abe vowed to do.

2 ( +5 / -3 )

Kishida says he will include women's views in policymaking

He talking about Sugita Mio?

Or is this a redux of Abe's Womenomix which back then didn't it make it into the following month...?

The LDP has absolutely utterly nothing to offer anymore. Just endless rehash of what they already failed at several times (this is assuming they were actually sincere in their attempt at it...which frankly, I doubt).

Just toss the lot in the garbage cans of history.

-3 ( +8 / -11 )

This is nothing new, I mean the speech!

0 ( +3 / -3 )

But....but.... I thought these words were uttered years ago with Abe's "Womenomics" policy.

You know, the one with the "All women can shine" campaign slogan.

What happened to that? Suffered the old squashed underfoot by the OBs as always.

Japan's rank in the World Gender Gap Index sees it currently sitting at around an abominably embarrassing 120.

But Kishida is certainly hoping that his out with the Old "Abenomics etc" and in with his new "New Capitalism" will correct the deficiencies.

0 ( +8 / -8 )

Kishida said -

"There are reports of sexual violence against women and countless other barbaric acts committed by Russian soldiers."

And I say: There are evidences of sexual kidnapping of hundreds of thousands of girls and women, and countless other barbaric acts, committed by a certain country which has never paid reparations.

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

Kishida said, "Social disparities remain an issue."

And have been exaggerated by LDP policies despite Kishidas virtue signaling for a foreign audience.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/22/world/asia/japan-women-suicide-coronavirus.html

The LDP gerontocrats were too bust bailing out Japan Inc cronies to help women and households.

0 ( +7 / -7 )

What a star, give him a pat on the back….

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I wonder how his generosity went down in the World Assembly for Women. Maybe he thought he was being progressive in front of the world.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

Yes, ok, that’s good, and will he also sometime later include men’s views or is that not at all included in his future considerations?

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

Kishida says he will include women's views in policymaking

Well, that means sometime in the future I guess... What year is it now, 2022?

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

Women have to be genuinely part an parcel in government, holding and managing portfolios.

Not some after thought, you cook and serve we all vacant and debate the decision making process,

Not only women but the next generation. The Education system must promote political science into early learning.

Include women's views in policymaking.......

What a load of patronising condescension.

2 ( +6 / -4 )

Kishida like his predecessors will more than likely put together an expert panel of men to discuss the issue, and come to the conclusion that there is nothing they can do to change things.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

Just get rid of this prat already

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Kishida says he will include women's views in policymaking

So they aren't at the moment?

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Shock horror!!! What year is it again?

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

Nothing quite like an old man saying he's decided he'll be benevolent and include you. Definitely doesn't think he's above you or anything.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

At an international conference held in Tokyo, aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment

This is the equivalent of going to a climate crisis and telling people you will consider looking at your emission levels when creating policies.

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PM Kishida believes women have a different perspective from men? In other words, women are different from men?

Not very woke, is he.

Thank the Lord.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

He is going to let them decide on what ingredients they put in the miso soup…onwards and upwards women of Japan..Kishida is on the job! Whoo!

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Is it impolite to point out that Japan ranks #116 out of 146 ranked countries in the most recent Global Gender Gap Report?

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Does that men men will have to make their own tea?

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Everyone knows the term “empty suit”, right?

And everyone knows such-and-such term was “invented for” someone, right?

Okay, here he is.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

he will include more women's perspectives 

He's going to wear a skirt and clean the toilet and think from their "perspective"

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Wow, that’s half the population of this country! Be careful what you wish for out-of-touch-old-elitist.

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"In order to realize a society in which everyone can live a vibrant life, it is essential to reflect women's perspectives in policies and systems," Kishida said

Kishida and most of his cabinet are members of Nippon Kaigi, which openly opposes equal rights for women.

The only interest he and his ilk have in empowering women is to raise GDP and tax revenue.

Kishida is a disingenuous player. Same goes for his “new capitalism” spiel. It’s all BS.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

The idea of telling a woman of her views, women make decisions that leave a lots of men dumb founded, women have opinions,that only they know about

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